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At sexual assault conference, Anita Hill’s voice still resonates

At sexual assault conference, Anita Hill’s voice still resonates

February 26, 2015:

Hundreds of practitioners, faculty members, staff, students, elected officials and criminal-justice professionals from across the country gathered Tuesday and Wednesday for the National Conference on Campus Sexual Assault and Violence, hosted by UC Berkeley.,

Center for Built Environment wins $8 million in research grants

Center for Built Environment wins $8 million in research grants February 17, 2015:

The Center for the Built Environment at the College of Environmental Design has been awarded $8 million to fund core research in radiant systems and task/ambient approaches to workplace comfort, and R&D in new technologies for monitoring and control of commercial buildings.

Sustainability: 2014 report details campus progress

Sustainability: 2014 report details campus progress February 12, 2015:

The Office of Sustainability and Energy has released its 2014 report on the campus’s progress in energy conservation, drought response and other sustainability goals. Two important developments: a new UC-wide carbon-neutrality goal, and an uptick in sustainability-related academics.

How the web was won with photos

How the web was won February 9, 2015:

The pioneering spirit of UC Berkeley is reflected in the new main campus website, which launched Saturday, Feb. 7. The site features a mix of compelling campus stories, powerful videos, social media feeds and a lovingly detailed historical section with five timelines and 248 milestones with images or videos.

Gordon and Betty Moore endow Paul R. Gray Distinguished Chair

Gordon and Betty Moore endow Paul R. Gray Distinguished Chair February 3, 2015:

Paul Gray, former Berkeley executive vice chancellor and provost and former dean of the College of Engineering, has been honored with the naming of a distinguished faculty chair endowed by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore and his wife, Betty.